This year's theme:


Thank you for your support!

We would like to take a moment to thank our remarkable community, who for generations has made our historic parade possible.

It was another fantastic year! We once again hosted over 25,000 people for a fun-filled parade consisting of over 100 floats, bands and other entries. We also had over 900 old friends watch the parade live online, both here in the States and all over the world! Thank you to everyone for all of your support, time and encouragement, and we'll see you all next year!
The 107th Parade
Parade starts 10:00 am Tuesday July 4, 2017
2016 Parade Theme:
Generations of Freedom
2016 Parade Marshal:
Lake Bluff Library
Click here to view the 2016 Parade Winners
Click here to watch a video of the Parade
Thank you 2016 Donors
Family Donations
The Abrams Family
Acopiado Family
Brad, Sherry, Erin, Molly and Connor Adams
Terry and Mary Sinclair-Albright
The Alzamora Family
Ann and Dave Anderson
Anson Family
Armbruster Family
The Arvia Family
The Athensons
The Atzeff Family
The Dave Audley family
Francis P Avellone
George Balbach
Vince Flannery and Jodi Barke
Sue & David Barkhausen
Performing Arts Summer Theatre Academy
Walt and Katie Begley
Robert Beine
The Bennett Family
Judy and Peter Bensinger
Paul Bergmann and Jan Gibson
The Bermingham / Moffitt Family
Paul and Carol Bettendorf
Bielski Family
Ralph and Lelsie Bishop
Paul and Kathy Blahunka
Jim and Alisun Blanda
Norman and Joyce Bleier Family
Paula and Al Boese
Patricia Booth
The Borland Family
The Bro Family
Will Buck and Diane Ross
Cele and Rick Bull
Kent and Mary Burgener
The Burns Family
Bob and Karen Bush
Kathryn and Stephen Butzlaff
Nan Caldwell
Ed and Laura Carney
The Charlot Family
Mark, Katie, Luke and Colin Cheng
Gil and Barb Clark
Charles and Vanessa Clarke
The Cliffberries
Cockrel Family
Coleen Collins
Aki Knezevic & Mickey Collins
Thomas and Claire Concannon
Sally and Tom Coyle
Cramer Family
The Cran Family
Nancy Crandall Family
Anneliese and Bob Crawford
Karen and John Crotty
Dean and Lori Crutchfield
John Cullen
Eugene M. Cummings
Patricia Curren
Daniel and Jessica Daehler
Neil and Mary Dahlmann
Ron and Jean DalPonte
Mary N. Dalton
Mary and Rob Daly
Sally Davis and Emmet Winter
Janet and Robert Dawson
Carol and Dick Day
The DeJean Family
Cindy and Pat DeLany
Mark and Sharon Dewart and Family
David and Annette Dezelan
Dintruff Family
Ann Dixon
Cathy and Dick Driver
The Dueringer Family
Steve & Michelle Dufault
The Michael Eckert Family
Jack and Chris Edwards
Kathy and Peter Elmer
The Erzinger Family
Jim and Anne Farrell
Fawcett Family
FitzSimons Family
The Forlow Family
The Foss Family
Fossell Family
Tom and Barb Fox
Linda and Doug Frazier
Marge and Cal Gage
Rick and Debbie Gallagher
The Gamrath Family
Dave and Sue Ganis
Bill and Pam Gansberg
Shanna Gary
Giangiorgi Family
Goldsberry Family
Brock and Kim Ryan and Grant Gordon
Dave and Nancy Gorr
Jackie and Tom Gorter
The Gottshall Family
Win and Marilyn Gould
Ben and Barbara Gralla
Ann and Tom Grant
Bob Molly Maggie Mary Kate Grace and Rosie Graziano
Mike and Peggy Griem
Judith Grisamore
Judy and Spike Gummere
The Hadler Family
Hambleton Family
The Hamlin Family
Clint Dana Tyler Jake and Amelia Hansen
Steve and Anne Hardy
The Harkins Family
Bill and Ann Hart and family
The Headleys
Jennifer and Roger Hecker
Laura and Manfred Hegwer
Todd and Sarah Helfrich
Michael and Jeniece Higgins
Steve & Anne Hill
Dr. Mason
Faye and Dean Holm
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Holstein
Esther Homeck
The Horan Family
Eugene Hotchkiss
Pam and Dan Huston and Family
Bernie Hyde
In honor of Rudy Iberle
Ginny and Bob Istnick
Wisma Inovasi & OtherDoor
David and Michelle Jacobsen
Jim and Karen Jacobson
Mike and Donna Jarvi
Sara Allison and Wayne Jenner
Laura and Chuck Johnson
Robert and Carole Johnson
Robert Johnson and Ann Eldred
Ann and Jim Johnstone
Karno Family
Jayson and Wendy Kaus
Beth Keepper and Family
Tom and Helen Kerf
Noah and Finley Karr
Brian and Stephanie Kearney
Raza and MaryAnn Khan
Ken, Linda, Rob and Jon Klein
David and Liz Knight
The Kocourek Family
John and Mary Kohlmeier
Lynda and Charles Kraemer
Joan and Steve Kraus
Andrew and Susan Krivoshik
Richard and Diane Kucera
Jeff & Eileen Laack
The Lacey Family
Ralph Lambrecht
Diane Landi
The Larson Family
David R. Lee
Megan and Craig Lehmann
Lemieux Family
Rick and Terry Lesser
Steve and Jennifer Leventhal
Margaret Lindman
Todd and Kiersten Litzsinger
Scott & Bobbi Logan and Family
The Lomax Family
Carol Lunde
Gean Lutz
Mahan Family
Jim and Lana Malone
JJ Joy Sarah Adrienne & Charlie Markee
John Marozsan and Ann Gousha
Susie and Jim Mayhall
Hugh and Ann Mazza
The McBean Family
McDermott Family
The McCormick - Fitzgerald Family
Kris and Terry McKinnon
Mary Cashen Metcalf
Jean and Bob Meyers
Todd and Megan Michael
Leslie and Alison Michael
Mike and Susan Michaelis
June and David Miller
The Miller Family
The Mills Family
Kim and John Minichiello
The Jim Mocogni Family
Ellie and Finn Moore
George and Sandy Morton
Mike and Chris Moses
The Moss Family
Phyllis and Simon Moughamian
Sue Mullane
Judge Margaret J. Mullen
Cadence & Michael Mullenbach
Bill and Patty Murray
Betty and Ed Muto
Tom and Carol Myers
Benita Myles and Family
Janet and Herb Nelson
Sheila & Bob Nelson
John and Midge Nelson
Matt Amy & Tyler Nielsen
Matthew Ginny Benjamin Sophie Christian Noble
Bill and Paula Nordeen
Bob and Brenda O'Neill
Marti Palmer and Family
Michael Parnello
Anthony Partipilo
Alex & Nan Patterson & Family
Don and Mary Ellen Patton
Marian P. Pawlick
Pam and Robert Payton
Oliver and Joyce Perschke
Gary and Melodi Peters
George Peterson
Sam and Martha Pettineo
Peggy and J. Pezza
The Pezza Family
Henrietta Pigg
Carol Post
Steve and Helen Potsic
Richard and Janice Price
The Pritchard Family
Lynn and John Pullan
Scott and Rebecca Quackenbush
Jenny Quill and Nate Martin
Bill and Sue Raymoure
Corrine Reichert
The Reidys
Cliff and Eva Rice
Herbert Richards
Fred III Theresa Lauren Alex Freddy IV Richards
Tim and Heather Richmond
The Rinehart Family
Rockwell Family
Jill & Andrew Rosa
Frania and Phillip Ross
Roth Family
The Carlos Rotman Family
Charles and Sarah Rowland
Barb and Sam Ruffolo
East Prospect Runkles
Pam & George Russell
The Jerry Ryder Family
Salski Family
Betty and William Sample
The Sanderson Family
Santaniello Family
Eric and Barbara Saunders
Rick and Maggie Schmude
Ruth Schnell and Family
Jack and Jan Schnobrich
Jan and Carl Schons
Renate and Jack Schuler
Steve and Judi Schulte
Bill & Gayle Seldon and family
The Seymour Family
Jack and Kathy Sheppard
The Silver Family
Doug and Jenny Simpson
Diane and Howard Skoien
The Slaughter Family
The Small Family
Leslie and Peter Smith
Jake & Ann Snyder
Judy and Bruce Spencer
Cathy and Charlie Spencer
Don and Mia Spooner
Darlene and Jim Stanley
The Stanleys Chris Jenna Elise & Evelyn
The Stauffer Family
Sue Stevens
Ralph and Sally Stoll
The Stolzenburg Family
The Stovold Family
Carole S. Stroh
Bruce and Kris Stromberg
Margaret and Irek Stypik
In memory of David N. White
The Sunderman Family
Jhan and Ruth Swanson
The Swee Family
Sally and Vince Swoyer
The Tanna Family
John and Carole Tanner
The Terkildsen family
Howard and Tena Tessler
Thadani Family
Susan and Bill Thies
Dot T. Thomas
Michael and Suzanne Thomas and Family
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Tierney
Tiffanys, Bittners and Canadys
Tjarksen Family
The Toser and Jarvi Families
The Towle Family
The Trefts Family
Bob and Mary Lou Troyer
Marilyn and Dominic Turchi
Twichell Family
Brian and Elizabeth Ubell
The Vahey Family
Eileen Valenta
Valentincic Family
Carol and Bennie Wagner
Perry and Pinkie Walcott
Robert L. Wallace
Larry Warnke Family
John and Joan Webster
John and Marie Weglarz
The Wehmeyer Family
Peter and Margaret White
Nancy and David White
Nan and Ron Wick
The Wilson family
The Woie Family
Gordon and Czarina Wood
Jane Wood
Roycealee J. Wood
Wood-Prince Family

Business Donations
Cyndi Peters, MS, LMFT
Dragon K Martial Arts
Gemini Foundation
Halloran and Yauch, Inc.
John S. Swift Co., Inc. Charitable Trust
LFHS Class of '66
New York Life Trust
RBS Construction and Design Inc.

Parade Book
Advantage Home Health Plus, Inc.
American Family Insurance - Ed and Erin Whitehead Agencies
Ashland Millwork
Baird and Warner
Ballen and Company, Inc.
Bark N Park
Bluffington's Cafe
Broten Boatbuilding
Bruce and Bruce Company
Cahill Heating and Air Conditioning
Caputo Cheese Market
CenterStage in Lake Forest
Chevy Exchange
Church of St. Mary
Church of the Holy Spirit
Clark and Steiner Ltd.
Colmar Productions LLC
The Community Church of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff
The Del Rio of Highwood
Diamond Residential Mortgage
DiVinci Painters
Dr. Tracy Durrett
DTB Woodworks
Eleanor Dowling
The Forest Needle
Friends of the Lake Bluff Library
G.H. Cretors
The Golden Insurance Group
Grace United Methodist Church
The Grieve Corporation
Griffith, Grant and Lackie Realtors
Holland & Knight LLP
Horsefeathers Therpeutic Riding NFP
Imperial Motors Jaguar
Ireland Heating and Air Conditioning Co.
James LaDuke and Associates, Inc.
Ken's Volvo Tech, Inc.
Kinnucan Tree Experts and Landscaping
Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff and Lake Forest
Knauz Auto Group
Knollwood Animal Hospital
Lake Bluff Cub Scout Pack 42
Lake Bluff Cub Scouts - Pack 42
Lake Bluff Electric Company, Inc.
Lake Bluff Firemans Association
Lake Bluff Garden Club
Lake Bluff History Museum
Lake Bluff Open Lands Association
Lake Bluff Park District
Lake Bluff Public Library
Lake Bluff Women's Club
Lake County Veterans Foundation
Lake Forest Academy
Lake Forest Bank and Trust
Lake Forest Country Day School
Lake Forest Dental Associates
Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center
Lake Forest Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce
Lake Forest Pediatric Associates
Lake Forest Place
Lake Shore Pediatrics
Lakewood Crematorium
Law Office of Craig Pierson
Lawn Mower's Precision Drill Team
Lawrence Interiors, Inc.
The Jane Lee Team
Leggy Bird Designs
Lesser Lutrey McGlynn and Howe LLP
Lew and Holly Steadman
LifeWorking Coworking
Linda Neumann
Lynch Construction Corp.
Mariani Landscape
Martha Pedersen
McKechney and Moreland
Metro Storage LLC
Minorini Painting
Molly Maid North Shore
Montessori School of Lake Forest
Native Restoration Services, Inc
The North Ave Group 40 Crazy Years.
North Shore Chapter DAR
Northern Electric Service Inc.
NorthShore Insurance Advisors
Padraic Swanton
Palit and Wansten Dentistry
Pasquesi Home and Gardens
Pilates Studio of Lake Bluff
RBS Construction and Design Inc.
Richard and Janice Price
Ridgeline Holdings, LLC
Rondout Service
Roycealee J. Wood
SAL Consulting Inc.
Scout Aquatics Swim Club
Smithereen Pest Management
Streightiff and Associates
Superior Sheet Metal and Heating, Inc.
Swirlygig Industries
Thompson Coburn LLC
Two Paws Up Dog Training
Uline Inc
Union Church of Lake Bluff
Union Church of Lake Bluff and Grace United Methodist Church
V.J. Killian Co.
Wenk Insurance Agency
Wests Insurance Agency
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Zengeler Cleaners
2016 Parade Sponsors
Photos from the 2016 Parade
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